to howl (with a wailing tone) or yell (with a boisterous one) -- (make to) howl, be howling.
Cheshbon, a place East of the Jordan -- Heshbon.
Ai, Aja or Ajath, a place in Palestine -- Ai, Aija, Aijath, Hai.
to be burly, i.e. (figuratively) powerful (passively, impregnable); by implication, to ravage -- dead, destroy(-er), oppress, robber, spoil(-er), utterly, (lay) waste.
to shriek; (by implication) to proclaim (an assembly) -- at all, call together, cry (out), gather (selves) (together).
apple (of the eye), branch, company, daughter, first, old, owl, town, village.
great; Rabbah, the name of two places in Palestine, East and West -- Rabbah, Rabbath.
to gird on (as a belt, armor, etc.) -- be able to put on, be afraid, appointed, gird, restrain, on every side.
you with sackcloth
a mesh (as allowing a liquid to run through), i.e. coarse loose cloth or sacking (used in mourning and for bagging); hence, a bag (for grain, etc.) -- sack(-cloth, -clothes).
to tear the hair and beat the breasts (as Orientals do in grief); generally to lament; by implication, to wail -- lament, mourn(-er), wail.
and run to and fro
to push forth; (but used only figuratively) to lash, i.e. (the sea with oars) to row; by implication, to travel -- go (about, through, to and fro), mariner, rower, run to and fro.
by the hedges
enclosure (especially for flocks) -- (sheep-) cote (fold) hedge, wall.
for their king
a king -- king, royal.
to walk; causatively, to carry (in various senses)
exile; concretely and collectively exiles -- (carried away), captive(-ity), removing.
and his priests
literally, one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman) -- chief ruler, own, priest, prince, principal officer.
and his princes
a head person (of any rank or class) -- captain (that had rule), chief (captain), general, governor, keeper, lord, (-task-)master, prince(-ipal), ruler, steward.
a unit, i.e. (adverb) unitedly -- alike, at all (once), both, likewise, only, (al-)together, withal.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"Wail, O Heshbon, for Ai has been destroyed! Cry out, O daughters of Rabbah, Gird yourselves with sackcloth and lament, And rush back and forth inside the walls; For Malcam will go into exile Together with his priests and his princes.
King James Bible
Howl, O Heshbon, for Ai is spoiled: cry, ye daughters of Rabbah, gird you with sackcloth; lament, and run to and fro by the hedges; for their king shall go into captivity, and his priests and his princes together.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Wail, Heshbon, for Ai is devastated; cry out, daughters of Rabbah! Clothe yourselves with sackcloth, and lament; run back and forth within your walls, because Milcom will go into exile together with his priests and officials.
International Standard Version
"Wail, Heshbon, because Ai is destroyed. Cry out, daughters of Rabbah, put on sackcloth and lament. Run back and forth inside the walls, for Milcom is going into exile along with his priests and his princes.
Wail, you people in Heshbon, because Ai in Ammon is destroyed. Cry out in anguish, you people in the villages surrounding Rabbah. Put on sackcloth and cry out in mourning. Run about covered with gashes. For your god Milcom will go into exile along with his priests and officials.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Cry loudly, Heshbon, because Ai is destroyed. Cry, people of Rabbah, put on your sackcloth, and mourn. Run back and forth between the walls. Milcom will be taken away into captivity with its priests and officials.
King James 2000 Bible
Wail, O Heshbon, for Ai is plundered: cry, you daughters of Rabbah, gird yourselves with sackcloth; lament, and run to and fro inside the walls; for their king shall go into captivity, and his priests and his princes together.
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